a fresh start

July 23, 2010

Over 10 years ago, I started my first website. There weren’t a lot of personal sites back then, and certainly no blogs, but the handful of sites that I did know inspired me to start my own. I wrote about my days, sharing stories and musings, photos and art, anything and everything. I met incredible […]


one of those weekends

March 14, 2010

It was just one of those weekends that made me so happy to be alive and grateful for all that I have. A walk in a blooming garden with little H and our pals Maria and Nathan. A slice of pizza eaten under the night sky. A bunch of ranuncula for seven bucks and the […]


dispelling the myth

March 13, 2010

I’m often asked how I “do it all.” And my answer is always the same: “I don’t.” (Case in point: How often do I update this site?) Maybe from the outside looking in, it looks like I have everything together. But now more than ever, ever since having Henry, it couldn’t be further from the […]


squam art workshops… for families!

February 3, 2010

I am so thrilled to share this with you: I’ll be in New Hampshire this fall at the Pixie Sessions at Squam Art Workshops, teaching classes and basking in the beauty & magic of Squam Lake. I’m especially excited because I’ll be teaching with one of my favorite people in the world, Penelope, and bringing […]


in 2009

December 31, 2009

In 2009, I took lots of naps. I watched my body change before my very eyes. I wore stretchable jeans, loose tops and Birkenstocks. I ate a lot of In-N-Out burgers and Heath Bar ice cream. I watched daytime TV. I did yoga. I waddled. I woke up multiple times in the middle of many […]


growing family

December 7, 2009

Over Thanksgiving weekend, my parents threw a party to celebrate the season and introduce our extended family to the little ones. It was just like old times: Their house was brimming with people and booming with laughter. It was the way we celebrated so many holidays and events over the years. Photo by Nadine As […]


date or bust

November 3, 2009

A week ago, Rama and I went on our first baby-free outing, and I am sad to admit it was a bust. When my parents said they’d take care of Henry for an entire afternoon and evening, my mind went wild with the possibilities. I made plans, tons of them. I imagined a quick jaunt […]


portrait of an artist

October 25, 2009

Last night, we attended an art show. A big one. In an actual museum. And I was one of the artists. We were asked to pose for a photo on the red carpet. We got escorted into the gallery, passing a line of people waiting to get in. We even got congratulated by complete strangers […]


the new normal

October 19, 2009

For the past several weeks I’ve been wondering if things would go back to normal. If my body would go back to the way it was. If our sleep would even out a little bit. If my time would become my own again. But I’m learning there’s no such thing as normal. There’s only a […]


back to work

October 14, 2009

It’s my first full day back at work, and I’m taking a coffee break to say hello. Thanks to Rama who is watching over the little babe while I sit in my sunroom studio, and thanks to my mom who will be doing the same two days a week. Pregnancy really sapped my creative energy, […]


  • I'm Christine, and this is a slice of my life—a sweet, rich, wildly indulgent slice that would taste really good with a scoop of Breyers vanilla bean ice cream. Read more >>

  • I run a darling, friendly, little graphic design studio.
    I look on the bright side.
    I take photos. Lots of photos.
    I wish on stars and on websites.

  • I built my first web site 7 years ago and got 15 seconds of fame. (It changed my life.)
    I launched, then relaunched, an online magazine.
    I admitted to several embarrassing crushes.
    I consumed more bacon than any human should and lived to tell the tales.

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